Re: ppc64 port
> Not recompiling everything saves a lot of time - and potential trouble. I've
> no deep knowledge of ppc64 interna, and if you'd say that it has no major
> drawbacks I'm really fine with "just" trying to set up kernel, binutils and
> certain *lib* packages.
It doesn't have _major_ drawbacks, but it's probably better at this
point do a biarch yes.
> I found some information in
> about preparing an installation on p-series LPAR's.
> Will look into this...
Ok. The main problem at this point is glibc not bootstrapping. You basically
need a working biarch glibc & gcc to be able to build a biarch glibc & gcc :)
You _can_ do the "initial" build to get them in the first place but it's
a very painful process (see scripts in ftp.linuxppc64.org/pub/people/janis
as a starting point). Once that's done, though, you can probably produce
initial .debs for these and do normal builds from now on.